Recent stories about diversity

A work of public art that looks like a telephone sits left of a bench and in front of grass.
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Edmonton's public art strategy moves past 1% solution

Revised policies that the Edmonton Arts Council uses to procure public art for the city, which include changes to the funding formula and selection process, are being used for the upcoming 103A Avenue Pedway and three soccer centres.

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Civic Youth Fellowship participants, including youth, councillors and others, are gathered on the steps leading into City Council chambers.
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Civic Youth Fellowship gives council's ear to underrepresented youth

A new fellowship has paired 13 equity-deserving youth with members of Edmonton's city council for internships that prioritize two-way learning rather than top-down instruction.

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Amii aims to diversify Alberta's AI talent pool

A free program at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) is teaching women and gender-diverse individuals about artificial intelligence and how to build a network within the province's technology ecosystem.

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Local Sikh broadcaster becomes the first to call an NHL game in English
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Local Sikh broadcaster becomes the first to call an NHL game in English

After calling more than 700 games for Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition, sports broadcaster and hockey fanatic Harnarayan Singh got his big break — and made NHL history — by doing the play-by-play in English for the opening night of the 2021 NHL season.

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